San Diego, CA (July 24, 2009) â€“ Following on the thrilling Comic-Con exclusive footage of the upcoming Screen Gems film Legion, IDW Publishing announces the movie prequel, co-written by the filmâ€™s director Scott Stewart and Tom Waltz (Silent Hill: Sinnerâ€™s Reward). Legion: Prophets, IDW’s four-issue weekly miniseries, leads directly into the movie, setting the scene for an all-out war between Heaven and Earth. â€œThe premise of the film is great, and a little scary,â€ said IDW Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Chris Ryall. â€œWho hasn’t looked around at what’s going on in the world and thought that the Apocalypse really might be coming soon?
DC Comics has announced the contributing artists on Gotham Gazette: Batman Dead? #1 will be Fabian Nicieza, Dustin Nguyen, Gulliem March, Chris Cross, Jamie MacElvie, Alex Konat and Mark McKenna. In this pivotal one-shot, Batman is gone, and Gotham City continues to fall apart. But a few extraordinary “ordinary” people try to mend the city’s wounds, looking into a dark night for answers. A cop looking to save Gotham from its own madness. A reporter looking to reclaim her career by revealing that it’s no coincidence the city’s top billionaire and its urban legend are missing at the same time.
This came as a surprise, when the Hollywood Reporter announced 2007 Pulitzer prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire is in final negotiations to pen the fourth Spider-Man movie.Â Or maybe it isn’t… Columbia always has gone off the beaten path during the development process when hiring writers for the “Spider-Man” movies. Alvin Sargent, a veteran scribe best known for 1973’s “Paper Moon” and 1980’s “Ordinary People,” served as a writer on the second and third films. Michael Chabon, another Pulitzer winner, also worked on “Spider-Man 2.” With the hiring of Lindsay-Abaire, hopefully Marvel and Columbia will focus more on character development than
Yes, another SciFi programming story from the meet and greet Tuesday night. The network has picked up Virgin Comics’ The Stranded for a possible series. Creator Mike Carey will be developing the story for the Sci Fi Channel. With The Stranded, Mike challenges ordinary people to face the extraordinary â€“ their lives are lies. Every memory is false. Startling events cause them to confront the truth, that they are, in fact, â€œstrandedâ€ on Earth after a horrific genocide in another galaxy. â€œFrom day one,â€ Carey says in a prepared statement, â€œworking on The Stranded has felt like being at a